NASPA New Otani is an accessible resort hotel surrounded by the peaceful and beautiful nature of Echigo Yuzawa, but also close to the centre of town. The hotel is open throughout the year. During the winter season, after skiing you can refresh in hot springs and relax in spacious guest rooms.
NASPA New Otani
Just a few minutes by shuttle bus from Echigo Yuzawa Station. The NASPA Ski Garden ski hill is located directly behind the hotel.
Nearest ski lift
Less than 50m
Rooms & capacity
There are 230 guest rooms with a total capacity of 979 guests.
Both Western style beds and Japanese style futons available
Style of toilets
All rooms have private bathroom
Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel (password is required)
A few of the staff at NASPA New Otani can communicate in English
Smoking is not allowed in any of the public areas of NASPA New Otani. Smoking is allowed in a few specified 'smoking areas' and guest rooms that allow smoking.
Pets are not allowed at NASPA New Otani. Guide dogs are allowed but the hotel asks for advance notice.
All rooms at NASPA New Otani have a deluxe private bathroom with controlled heating.
Public Onsen hot springs (both indoor and outdoor)
Two private baths available for reservations
Indoor heated swimming pool and fitness gym
Bars and private karaoke facilities
The following dinner restaurants are available.
Fontana Continental western style restaurant
Senbazuru Japanese style restaurant
'O's Dining International buffet style restaurant.
Shogetsu Teppanyaki style restaurant (open during limited periods only)
Usually, dinner restaurants will require reservation in advance. If you plan to take dinner inside hotel, we recommend to make reservations using dinner and breakfast inclusive packages. If you plan to take dinner outside of hotel, the hotel have packages that are either room only charges or only include breakfast.
Charges & Payment
NASPA offers a range of ski packs that can include accommodation at the hotel, meals lift tickets for NASPA Ski Garden (the ski hill located directly behind the hotel). Please check their English website for all of the latest rates and packages on offer.
For adults (over 13 years old), a local tax of 150 yen per person, per night is required.
Cancellation policy: Cancellations made 1-3 days before the date at local time of stay is charged at 20% of the full rate. Cancellations made on the date of stay or no show are charged at 50% of the full rate. Please note that there are some exceptions to the above; in which case you will be advised.
(Visa, MasterCard, JCB, Amex)
Getting to NASPA New Otani
Yuzawa Town is located in the southern region of Niigata Prefecture, just to the north of the Tanigawa range of mountains on the border with Gunma Prefecture. Yuzawa is about 80 minutes away from central Tokyo using the Joetsu Shinkansen bullet train. The Kanetsu Expressway and the main Route 17 national road runs through the town.
1.7km from the Echigo Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen line
1.7km from the Echigo Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Line
1.7km from the Echigo Yuzawa Station on the Hokuhoku Line
A station pick-up is available
NASPA New Otani is just 1.6km from Echigo Yuzawa Station. The Joetsu Shinkansen and local Joetsu and Hokuhoku lines stop at Echigo Yuzawa Station. A regular free shuttle bus from the station is available through the winter season and also during other busy periods of the year. The hotel will also try to pick-up guests outside of shuttle bus times if possible.
2.7km from the Yuzawa IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
10.4km from the Shiozawa Ishiuchi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
21.3km from the Muikamachi IC on the Kanetsu Expressway
Nearest national route: 1.9km from Route 17
Nearest prefecture road: Prefecture Road 351
Parking is available for 2000 vehicles
NASPA New Otani is easy to get to by both train and car, offering a free shuttle bus service from the main nearby Echigo Yuzawa Station and parking for over 2000 vehicles.NASPA New Otani is less than 3km from the Yuzawa IC exit of the Kanetsu Expressway. From the IC exit, turn right onto Route 17 and then after about 650m turn left at the traffic lights (NASPA sign and Family Mart convenience store). Follow that road for 800m, going past the Yuzawa Town Office on the left side, over the local train line and under the Shinkansen train line. At the junction turn left and follow the signs to NASPA - you come to the car parks before arriving at the entrance to the hotel.
Comments from NASPA New Otani
Enjoy you winter break in style at NASPA New Otani.
With it's location, delicious cuisine, comfortable rooms, onsen hot springs, heated swimming pool and other leisure facilities it makes a perfect place to enjoy a skiing break.
Special packages that include lift tickets at the adjoining NASPA Ski Garden are available.
Please note that while NASPA Ski Garden is a skiers-only resort (ie. snowboarding not allowed), snowboarders are welcome to stay at the hotel and can easily get to other snow resorts around Yuzawa.
More information and contacting NASPA New Otani
NASPA New Otani
Please help support SnowJapan by mentioning 'SnowJapan.com' if you contact NASPA New Otani.